LibriVox recording of Manners, Customs and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period, by Paul Lacroix (1806-1884). Read by Leni, Donna Stewart, Ruth Golding, Jim Clevenger, hearhis and Clacas.
A comprehensive and detailed account of medieval life and culture in France, with reference to other parts of Europe, including chapters on private life, food, hunting, games and pastimes, costume, privileges and rights, justice, commerce, finance, and punishments. The Project Gutenberg text of the book has over 400 illustrations.
Warning: Sections 27 and 28, Punishments, may be disturbing to those of a sensitive disposition. (Summary by Ruth Golding)
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